The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 212 204 212
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 3 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.060% 0.26% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.72% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 7
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +9.19%
Mainframe
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1677 1935 1861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 33.35% 35.45% 35.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1146 1293 1494
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £66,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Berkshire region.

Mainframe Salary Trend in Berkshire

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Mainframe
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -20 3 £55,000 +15.78%
Mainframe
South East

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Mainframe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Mainframe.

1 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 9 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 8 (29.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (25.93%) zOS
3 7 (25.93%) Degree
3 7 (25.93%) Management Information System
3 7 (25.93%) Finance
3 7 (25.93%) Asset Management
3 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
3 7 (25.93%) Software Asset Management
4 6 (22.22%) Line Management
4 6 (22.22%) Security Architecture
4 6 (22.22%) JCL
5 5 (18.52%) IBM
5 5 (18.52%) UNIX
5 5 (18.52%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (11.11%) Matrix Management
7 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (11.11%) Cyber Security
8 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (7.41%) Multicast
8 2 (7.41%) Varonis
8 2 (7.41%) Network Security
8 2 (7.41%) Aruba
8 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (7.41%) Infoblox
8 2 (7.41%) Tivoli NetView
8 2 (7.41%) McAfee

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Mainframe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.41%) Multicast
2 2 (7.41%) Network Security
2 2 (7.41%) BGP
2 2 (7.41%) LAN
2 2 (7.41%) WLAN
2 2 (7.41%) WAN
2 2 (7.41%) SNA
2 2 (7.41%) OSPF
2 2 (7.41%) SAN
2 2 (7.41%) Wireless
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
2 2 (7.41%) Marketing
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Consultant
3 6 (22.22%) Mainframe Systems Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Junior
4 5 (18.52%) Junior Consultant
5 4 (14.81%) Junior Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Architect
6 3 (11.11%) Head of Infrastructure
6 3 (11.11%) Head of Architecture
6 3 (11.11%) Head of Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Sales Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Security Specialist
7 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Configuration Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 7 (25.93%) Management Information System
3 5 (18.52%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.70%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) zOS
2 5 (18.52%) UNIX
3 2 (7.41%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (25.93%) Asset Management
2 7 (25.93%) Software Asset Management
3 6 (22.22%) Line Management
3 6 (22.22%) Security Architecture
4 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (11.11%) Matrix Management
4 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (11.11%) Cyber Security
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.41%) E-business
5 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
5 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
5 2 (7.41%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) JCL
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Degree
1 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (7.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Tivoli NetView
2 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) IBM
2 2 (7.41%) Varonis
2 2 (7.41%) Aruba
2 2 (7.41%) Infoblox
2 2 (7.41%) McAfee
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco
2 2 (7.41%) Symantec
2 2 (7.41%) Citrix
2 2 (7.41%) Avaya
2 2 (7.41%) Juniper
2 2 (7.41%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) Remedy
3 1 (3.70%) HP